Three young houseflies stow away on Apollo 11 and help defend the spacecraft from Russian bugs who want to sabotage the mission.
" And while it may not teach sprogs anything about insects - these ones have human eyes and four limbs - director Ben Stassen has made a fair fist of portraying the Apollo mission with some accuracy. "
" For the first time in my experience, a 3-D movie felt bigger than my ability to take it all in. "
" It's clear that animators can now achieve levels of visual depth that were previously impossible. "
" The 3-D animation work in Fly Me to The Moon is brisk and sweet. "
" The superior effects in Fly Me to the Moon reflect the talents of its creator, director Ben Stassen, who has been doing 3D for 14 years, mostly for science centers and museums. "
" A tougher endurance test than anything NASA could cook up. "
" Adults used to animation that runs on two tracks -- the upfront stuff for the tykes and a witty subtext to entertain big people -- may grow bored with the kid-leaning sensibility of Fly Me to the Moon. "
" As for the space stuff, well, George Lucas need not lose any sleep. "
" Fly Me to the Moon bills itself as the first animated feature created expressly for 3-D. Too bad it wasn't created expressly for, you know, pleasure or art. "
" If only the first-ever animated 3-D movie had as great a story line as it does 3-D animation, we could have all gone to the movies this weekend and had a wonderful time. "
" If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they tell a better story about sending some flies along for the ride? "
" It's not accurate history and doesn't have enough funny lines or bits to hold most adults' interest. "
" Mildly educational and not all that entertaining. "
" Strictly one-dimensional in terms of characters and storytelling. "
" The animation is so stiff it makes South Park look like Walt Disney's Fantasia. "
" The vocal characterizations aren't the problem here; the script and the animation are the problems, and in feature animation, you can't arrange more significant problems than those. "
" You can skip it in all three dimensions. "
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